In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- For the time being, he seemed to have been cornered by his namesakes.
- Like its namesake it has had a few unlikely wins, but unlike its namesake it pays handsomely.
- The similarities between the two namesakes are eerie.
- It is one of life's ironies that their namesakes found themselves fighting to defend that country nearly 60 years later at one of the First World War's bloodiest battles.
- But talking to their namesakes, they realised that they had much more in common.
- In this adventure he set out to find 54 namesakes - ‘One for every card in the deck, including the jokers.’
- I mean, just how much of a hero can this guy be to spawn so many namesakes?
- Unlike their high street namesakes however, fund supermarkets are not always so hot on choice or price.
- During the process of creating and naming the award, several dozen namesakes were considered for this prestigious honor.
- It's odd how there's no mention at all of how the terra cotta warriors, the namesakes of the show, came about.
- Hence we have Magpies, Robins and Wrens here which are not related to their European namesakes.
- Unlike her Biblical namesake, Maria sees very little evidence of God's grace.
- Corpus Christi took on their Cambridge namesakes in the annual ‘Corpus Challenge’, and cemented their fifth consecutive victory.
- Does he know that his namesake went to Spain to fight the very men his site believes should be unopposed?
- Why should a slideshow account of a comedian's attempts to contact his namesakes be funny?
- Anthony, while fully deserving his Man Of The Match award, could do with some of his Roman namesake's cunning.
- He decided to brew his own and take on his namesakes.
- The number of famous namesakes will also raise a smile.
- Which shows the difference between the two namesakes - Lisa can't drive.
- Maureen was claiming a namesake with me as she also was called Veronica.
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